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Category: Data Analytics


Data Analytics, Information Management

Spot & stop medication nonadherence with data analytics

October 20, 2017

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

Patient nonadherence to medication is one of the biggest problems facing providers and hospitals today. Treatment doesn’t work if someone doesn’t follow instructions, but how can facilities spot those patients – and convince them to change their behavior? Strategic use […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

AMA launches platform for organizing, exchanging health information

October 17, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

The American Medical Association has launched a new digital platform designed to improve, organize and share health information among healthcare stakeholders through a common data model. The Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI), which is open to all organizations, has several […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

NCATS awards $25M to create National Center for Data to Health

October 13, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

A five-year, $25 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Science has been awarded to the Oregon Health & Science University to lead a consortium of universities and research organizations in creating a new National Center for Data […]


Data Analytics, EHR & EMR, Information Management

Healthcare stakeholders weigh value of claims and clinical data

October 11, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

In healthcare, claims data is often described as a river that is a mile wide but only an inch deep, while clinical data—the analogy goes—is a mile deep and an inch wide. Yet, with the widespread adoption of electronic health […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Patient Experience

Patient engagement a surprise benefit of tablet-based registration

October 5, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

Patients arriving for appointments at Academic Allergy and Asthma Center of South Florida typically received a clipboard full of paperwork to fill out, a repetitive and duplicative practice common at most physician practices. But this past June, the practice became […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Regulatory

OIG: Medicare Fraud Prevention System needs improvement

October 4, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

Analysts using a system leveraging predictive analytics to identify improper Medicare fee-for-service claims need to improve the process for refining and enhancing its models, according to an audit by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General. […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Medicare data helps ID high-risk populations in natural disasters

September 21, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

During natural disasters such as hurricanes, Medicare claims data is highly effective for identifying those individuals who are dependent on life-maintaining medical and assistive equipment and are at risk from prolonged power outages. That’s the contention of Karen DeSalvo, MD, […]


Data Analytics, EHR & EMR, Information Management

Survey: Nearly All U.S. Hospitals Use EHRs, CPOE Systems

September 11, 2017

Via: Healthcare Informatics

Ninety-nine percent of hospitals across the country now use electronic health record systems (EHRs), compared to about 31 percent in 2003. Computerized prescriber-order-entry (CPOE) systems with clinical decision support are used by 96 percent of hospitals, according to the ASHP […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

How Health IT Tools are Working to Reduce the Prescription Opioid Epidemic

August 31, 2017

Via: Healthcare Informatics

U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this month vowed to declare the U.S. opioid crisis a “national emergency,” pledging to commit more funding and attention to the issue. And, while President Trump has yet to officially declare a state of emergency, […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

The Hospitals Most Loved By Their Employees

August 30, 2017

Via: Forbes

It’s a good time to be pursuing a career in healthcare. Advances in technology, increases in health insurance coverage in recent years, and the fact that people are living longer; all fuel an increasing need for workers in the healthcare […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Top healthcare analytics companies now and in the future

August 17, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

Healthcare analytics are gradually becoming more user-friendly thanks to advancements across the vendor community that prioritize real-time insights. But with healthcare organizations still straddling the line between fee-for-service payments and value-based care reimbursement, analytics companies are largely focused on helping providers […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

8 ways to measure the surge in venture funding for HIT

August 16, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

Expectations for digital health and health information technology remain high, particularly as measured by investment, and merger and acquisition activity. Mercom Capital Group, which tracks financial activity in the sector, says digital health and healthcare IT funding set all-time records […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

To leverage social determinants of health, start with patient matching tools

August 15, 2017

Via: HealthcareITnews

Nestled between Cisco, Facebook, Google and other tech titans, San Mateo County Health System lies in Silicon Valley where billions are spent on biotech and big pharma, among the other VC dollars invested every month. But as hard as it […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Analytics aid healthcare systems in cutting unnecessary blood use

August 10, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

Data analysis and other policies can help reduce blood utilization, enabling hospital systems to save money and helping them increase patient safety by reducing the likelihood of complications. A study by Premier, a group purchasing organization, found that analytics and […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Top 5 Reasons Why Every Healthcare Company Should Invest in Blockchain

August 9, 2017

Via: Forbes

One of the monumental shifts we are experiencing in the healthcare industry is the digital decentralization of the care delivery models. Digitization of drugs (therapies), devices, services and business models are democratizing current healthcare systems, unlocking new values by displacing […]